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    hi all i just bought my first straight razor (a Dovo) and it needs to be sharpened. i have tried stropping it with cotton webbing and oxide powder but it still wont shave my beard. is there any honemeister in South Africa , specifically gauteng who can help me get my razor back to good form ?

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    Here is a link that will help you find other SRP members in your area, just insert your location and hit search now. Note that the user name listing in red is a mentor, if you should need any personal help.

    http://straightrazorplace.com/memberlist.php?do=search
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris6 View Post
    hi all i just bought my first straight razor (a Dovo) and it needs to be sharpened. i have tried stropping it with cotton webbing and oxide powder but it still wont shave my beard. is there any honemeister in South Africa , specifically gauteng who can help me get my razor back to good form ?
    Chris, welcome to SRP.

    You're in luck. There's a guy that lives in PTA that honed my Henckels for me 2 weeks ago.

    I'll PM you his name, email addy and number
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    Me too please! I'd like to get one sharpened... i tried myself, but i nearly wedged my home built razor before it could shave... and it can be better... want to take next one to someone proper...

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    Andre, I've sent you a PM with the details.
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    Thanks a lot!

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